Commonwealth of Australia is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Wikipedia

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SA public and private hospitals 'join forces' as Premier declares Easter travel is 'off'

South Australia's public health system enters into what the SA Government describes as an historic emergency agreement with the private sector to help treat coronavirus patients.

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Eight of Matt's friends have died by suicide. Here's how he's trying to make a difference 

Matt Runnalls was 12 when he lost his first friend to suicide. He has since lost seven more, and survived four of his own attempts. Now he's working to give children in rural Australia the tools to cope with their emotions.

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Australians advised against wearing face masks, for now at least

Millions of Americans are being told to consider wearing masks when they go out in public, but Australia's Deputy Chief Medical Officer says right now they are "not recommended for the Australian public".

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Warning issued as researchers reveal another potential treatment for coronavirus

Health authorities are warning people against self-medicating with a drug traditionally used to treat head lice and scabies but now showing promise as a coronavirus treatment, saying it can be fatal.

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Scott Morrison says the Government's modelling will be released soon. Here's why that's important

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Government will look to reveal its coronavirus modelling next Tuesday, but what can we actually expect to see, and what will it mean for Australia's future planning?

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